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Did you know that 32% of homes in America have already installed some sort of smart home technology? The technology includes such things as smart thermostats, which allow you to control your home’s temperature remotely; doorbells with video capabilities; and Alexa adding items to your grocery list.
These pieces of tech are making life a little bit easier for everyone who owns them. In fact, people who have already adopted the technology into their homes say it saves them around 30 minutes per week (about a week and a half per year). Now, these same systems are being used to help senior citizens remain at home longer into retirement.
What is Age-in-Place Technology?
Aging in place is the idea that seniors can stay at home instead of being transferred to the care of a nursing home or assisted living facility as they age. Smart technology, similar to what many Americans are already using in their homes daily, can help seniors stay at home longer than ever before.
Using technology as you get older doesn’t typically get easier, though. To solve that, developers have created specific tech that is simple to understand and, in many cases, also easy to read. Examples of this include the …
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